Academic Year Student Employment

Student and Supervisor Resources

The following pertains to students taking part in research paid from external grants, internal grants, endowed or departmental funds during the academic year. 

FY23 Academic Year Student Employment Rate: $10.75/hr.

New Gustavus Employee
If a student has not previously been employed by Gustavus the following forms are required and can be found below:

  1. Research Agreement 22-23 (PDF) or Research Agreement 22-23 (WORD) 
  2. Student Direct Deposit Authorization 
  3. I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification)
  4. Federal W4 (Employee's Withholding Certificate)
  5. Minnesota W4 (Minnesota Employee Withholding Allowance/Exemption Certificate)

Previously Employed Gustavus Student
If a student has been employed by Gustavus the following form is required:

  1. Research Agreement 22-23 (PDF) or Research Agreement 22-23 (WORD) 
  2. Please fill out the Student Direct Deposit Authorization and/or the Minnesota W4 (Minnesota Employee Withholding Allowance/Exemption Certificate) only if changes have occurred.

Please return all forms to Sarah Peterson in Research and Sponsored Programs.
By email:
By mail: Office of Research and Sponsored Programs

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training:
Students working on research projects that are externally funded by a government source (federal, state, or local) are required to complete Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training online and attend an in-person RCR training (Students must complete the online CITI training prior to attending the In-Person RCR training). Please visit the Research Ethics page for instructions to complete the training and to schedule an in-person RCR training.